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Researching your Topic: Reading, note-taking and evaluating information

When reading secondary sources, you need to be engaging with the ideas in a critical fashion. Look at our Critical thinking webpage for guidance on how to think and interpret critically.

Use this online tutorial for guidance on How to evaluate information.

Work your way through this online module on effective Reading and note-making techniques.

Try using a Source evaluation table as a systematic way of recording secondary sources.

Look at our Managing data webpage for tips on organising and storing sources and information.